Brendan Burke

Brendan Burke

Managing Director

Brendan is a Managing Director focused on private equity sponsor coverage and a member of Headwaters’ Management team. In that capacity, he oversees the sourcing and execution of transactions amongst Headwaters' banking teams and serves as the liaison to Mergers Alliance, an international consortium of middle market investment banks.
Brendan joined the analyst program at Headwaters in 2004, immediately engaging on transaction teams working across different industries on many types of deals. Being asked to assist on several of the firm's marketing efforts revealed a deep set of creative and innovative skill sets, leading to his elevation to Director of Marketing in 2005.

Over the next five years, he engineered a series of marketing coups and breakthroughs for Headwaters, including multiple awards for brand identity campaigns, industry vertical campaigns, and recruiting campaigns of every stripe and complexity.

In 2012, he was awarded 40 UNDER 40 by the M&A Advisor, an organization that recognizes and connects the world’s leading M&A professionals.

Brendan serves on the Board of SalesChute, a software company specializing in e-commerce. He is a graduate of Pomona College.

Views From Twitter


Brendan Burke
Managing Director
Jeff Ackerman
Managing Director
Sakis Asteriadis
Senior Advisor
Cindy Atherton
Office Manager
David Baker
Managing Director
Bob Balaban
Managing Director
Alessandro Barreto
Senior Advisor
John Batdorf
Managing Director
Todd Bomberg
Managing Director
David R. Brinkley
Managing Director
Kent Brown
Managing Director
Ricardo Campoy
Managing Director
Vince Cannaliato
Senior Advisor
Tyler K. Comann
Managing Director
Ian Cookson
Managing Director
Richard L. deNey
Managing Director
Michael Ewing
Managing Director
Horacio Facca
Managing Director
David Francione
Managing Director
Reinhard Freimuth
Managing Director
Grant Garbers
Managing Director
Darin Good
Managing Director
Bill Harrison
Managing Director
Samuel L. Hill
Managing Director
CJ Hummel
Managing Director
Frank Hundley
Managing Director
Paul Janson
Chief Operating Officer
Roger Kahn
Managing Director
Samrat Karnik
Managing Director
Adrian Kingshott
Managing Director
Ted Kinsman
Managing Director
Lars Knorr
Director
Len LaPorta
Managing Director
Stephen Lewis
Managing Director
Reed Macy
Managing Director
Jack Maier
Head of IB
Renato Malcon
Senior Advisor
Daniel McBroom
Managing Director
Tom McConnell
Director
Ray McCormick
Managing Director
Gary Moon
Managing Director
Peter Nam
Managing Director
Tess Oxenstierna
Ph.D., Managing Director
John O’Neill
Managing Director
Brian Pietravalle
Managing Director
Rod Rivera
Managing Director
Joel Schneyer
Managing Director
Brad Schreiber
Managing Director
Tim Schwarz
Managing Director
Phil Seefried
Founder and CEO
Kevin Slocum
Managing Director
Burke Smith
Managing Director
Chris Smith
Managing Director
Bill Sprague
Managing Director
Jerry Sturgill
Managing Director
Michael Swartz
Managing Director
Doug Usifer
Ph.D., Managing Director
Dr. Bill R. Young
Ph.D., Senior Advisor
Sun Jen Yung
Managing Director